Funnel clouds form along coast

Funnel cloud over Carlsbad (Photo: Angelica Denning)

CARLSBAD, Calif. – There were several reports of funnel clouds forming along the San Diego coast Monday, and several people recorded them on their phones.

The National Weather Service in San Diego tweeted a video recorded sometime before 2 p.m. by Johnny Kelly above Batiquitos Lagoon in Carlsbad. The NWS confirmed that it had received several such reports and pointed out that the funnel clouds are not tornadoes because they did not make contact with the ground.

Angelica Denning sent FOX 5 a photograph of a funnel cloud that she snapped around the same time as she was leaving Legoland in Carlsbad.

Angelica Denning took this photo of a funnel cloud Monday afternoon as she was leaving Legoland in Carlsbad.

Jacob Almeida took this photo a funnel cloud over Batiquitos Lagoon.

Looking West from 5 freeway at Batiquitos lagoon. mp4 video available too (Photo: Jacob Almeida)

There were no reports of damage from the funnel clouds.


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